Resources /programs-services/free-white-cane-program Free White Cane Program The white cane gives blind people the ability to achieve a full and independent life. We have distributed more than 64,000 white canes since 2008. /resources/jacobus-tenbroek-library Jacobus tenBroek Library The Jacobus tenBroek Library is the only research library on blindness in the country that is owned and controlled by the blind themselves. /resources/publications-and-media/presidential-releases Presidential Releases The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. /about-us/training-centers Training Centers We are proudly affiliated with the country’s leading training centers for the blind, which offer programs that help build blindness skills and encourage independence. Stats and Facts about Blindness in the United States View Stats Latest from the Blog Braille and Me Braille and Me “Well, Bob,” said Melody, my Braille instructor. She stood up, small and frail. “We’re done!” Read this blog post Gratitude for the Women of the Movement Gratitude for the Women of the Movement Growing up, I tried many different sports and hobbies: soccer, tee ball, swim team, drama club, dance classes, and 4-H. I even tried my hand at piano for a number of years. Read this blog post Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections As the COVID-19 emergency continues to spread across the country, everyone is experiencing some level of uncertainty and disruption in daily life. Read this blog post Don’t Be a Barrier: Be Accessible NOW Don’t Be a Barrier: Be Accessible NOW The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted many educational institutions to implement protocols for remote learning as a viable alternative to closing their doors altogether. Read this blog post More from the Blog Featured Publications and Media Braille Monitor Braille Monitor The Braille Monitor is the flagship publication of the National Federation of the Blind. Learn more about the Braille Monitor Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research The Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research is the first scholarly journal created by blind people designed to address the real problems of blindness. Learn more about JBIR Nation's Blind Podcast Nation's Blind Podcast The Nation's Blind Podcast highlights different themes related to blindness, independent living, and news from the National Federation of the Blind. Learn more about the Nation's Blind Podcast Future Reflections Future Reflections Future Reflections is a quarterly magazine for parents and teachers of blind children that offers resources and information based on the National Federation of the Blind's positive philosophy of blindness. Learn more about Future Reflections More Publications and Media Great Tools /programs-services/nfb-newsline NFB-NEWSLINE® NFB-NEWSLINE is a free audio news service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, or print-disabled that offers access to publications, job listings, and more. /programs-services/center-excellence-nonvisual-access/international-braille-and… IBTC The International Braille and Technology Center for the Blind is our comprehensive technology evaluation, demonstration, and training facility. /programs-services/knfb-reader KNFB Reader KNFB Reader is an award-winning mobile app for blind, low-vision, dyslexic, and other print-disabled users that converts text to speech or text to Braille. /programs-services/independence-market Independence Market The National Federation of the Blind's Independence Market is an extensive store that offers hundreds of products and literature for the blind community.